Teen activist Greta Thunberg sails into Lisbon for climate talks
Sixteen-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday arrived in Lisbon after a three-week sailing voyage across the Atlantic Ocean. The Swedish teen sailed to Portugal's capital to attend a United Nations climate change conference in Madrid, The Associated Press reports.She sailed from the United States on a white, renewable-energy yacht with an Australian family, according to the AP. The yacht, named La Vagabonde, reportedly uses solar panels and hydro-generators to create a small to nonexistent carbon footprint when its sails are up.
Washington (AP) -- President Donald Trump lashed out at 16 -year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg on Thursday, a day after she The Swedish teenager has become a symbol of a growing movement of young climate activists after leading weekly school strikes in her country that inspired
Trump has questioned climate science and has challenged every major U.S. regulation aimed at combating climate change. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro this week called Thunberg a "brat" after she criticized mounting violence against indigenous people in which two Amazon (NASDAQ
The Swedish teen has become a symbol of a growing movement of young climate activists after leading weekly school strikes in Sweden that inspired similar actions in about 100 cities worldwide. She has drawn large crowds with her fiery appearances at protests and conferences over the past year and a half.
Activist Thunberg completes intercontinental dash to Madrid climate summit
Activist Thunberg completes intercontinental dash to Madrid climate summitMADRID (Reuters) - Greeted by a group of singing young activists and the massed ranks of the world's media, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg arrived at the U.N. climate summit in Madrid on Friday, having taken a catamaran, train and electric car to reach the venue.
Time cover features Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg named the magazine 's Person of the Trump has questioned climate science and has challenged every major U.S. regulation aimed at Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro this week called Thunberg a "brat" after she criticized mounting
Teenage activist Greta Thunberg has been revealed as Time's 'Person of the Year' for her efforts to raise After being told she had won, Thunberg said she was surprised and honored to be picked. Thunberg said she wanted to share the honor with everyone who has joined the 'Fridays for Future'
In a Thursday morning tweet, Trump said, “Greta must work on her Anger Management problem, then go to a good old fashioned movie with a friend!”
He added: “Chill Greta, Chill!”
Thunberg responded Thursday by changing her Twitter profile bio to read: “A teenager working on her anger management problem. Currently chilling and watching a good old fashioned movie with a friend.”
It's not the first time Trump has lashed out after not being recognized for his influence. In 2015, Trump attacked German Chancellor Angela Merkel for “ruining Germany” after she was named Person of the Year, when he was listed as a runner-up.
Trump, Pelosi on shortlist for Time Person of the Year
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and President Trump have both made the shortlist to be named 2019's Time Person of the Year, the "Today Show" revealed Monday.The title is given annually to a person, group or concept that has influenced the year.
President Donald Trump attacked climate activist Greta Thunberg in a Thursday tweet prompted by Trump , 73, told the 16-year-old to "chill" and watch a movie rather than pursue the activism which won The magazine said on Wednesday that Thunberg was awarded the honor after she "began a
Climate change activist Greta Thunberg, 16, has become the youngest figure to ever be named TIME's The magazine revealed its choice on TODAY Wednesday, making Thunberg the youngest The Person of the Year title is not necessarily an honor or award, but representative of the influence
Trump is the second world leader to take aim at Thunberg this week, after her concern over the slayings of indigenous Brazilians in the Amazon drew a harsh rebuke from the Latin American nation’s president Tuesday.
“Greta said that the Indians died because they were defending the Amazon,” Jair Bolsonaro said. “It’s impressive that the press is giving space to a brat like that,” he added, using the Portuguese word ”pirralha.”
Thunberg responded by changing her bio on Twitter, where she has over 3 million followers, to say “Pirralha.”
World leaders given an F on climate as Thunberg joins Swedish school strikers .
World leaders given an F on climate as Thunberg joins Swedish school strikersAt the protest, taking place at the end of the school term in Sweden, activists presented a report card giving politicians an F for "failed" in tackling climate change at UN-led summits over the past decade and the verdict "Needs to try harder!".